Sprint’s First 4G LTE Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Sprint , the only national carrier with Truly Unlimited 4G LTE data for smartphones while on the Sprint network, will offer its first 4G LTE tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, beginning Sunday, Nov. 11, for $549.99 (excluding taxes and surcharges). It will be available in Sprint retail stores, online at www.sprint.com or by calling 1-800-SPRINT.

“Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 brings Sprint 4G LTE to a new category of device and expands a portfolio already recognized as one of the industry’s best,” said David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “This new tablet combined with the Sprint 4G LTE network and our aggressively priced tablet rate plan options offer consumers and business users an exciting new way to stay connected and productive with a large workspace in an easily portable device.”

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can be activated on one of the new, aggressively priced month-to-month tablet rate plans for Sprint 4G LTE-enabled tablets. Starting at $14.99 for 300MB of 3G/4G LTE data, $34.99 for 3GB of data, $49.99 for 6GB of data and $79.99 for 12GB of data, Sprint’s new plans offer 20 percent more data for the same price as AT&T at the $14.99 and $50 tablet rate plan1.

Sprint smartphone customers2 can add Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 to their account with a specially discounted rate plan that includes 1GB of data for only $15 per month or as little as $10 per month for 100MB of data on the Sprint network. For a limited time, Sprint is waiving the activation fee on all 3G/4G LTE tablets.

If you haven’t heard of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 you might to take a look at it’s features


•Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
•1.5GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset)
•Personal and business email, as well as IM through Google Talk
•Google Mobile wireless services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar, Voice Actions and YouTube
•3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously
•Face Unlock uses state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to allow the user switch on the phone and look at it to get past the lock screen – no passwords to remember, nothing to type or swipe
•AllShare Group Cast lets the user share a presentation or photo album in real time with multiple friends on the same Wi-Fi network
•Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


•Dual cameras: 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and video capture and a VGA front-facing camera
•Google Play with more than 600,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies
•Samsung Media Hub, a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment
•IR Blaster emulating an infrared remote control
•Samsung’s exclusive AllShare service to wirelessly share stored music, pictures and user-generated content to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified home
•AllShare Play allows users to wirelessly connect to their PC, tablet or television to immediately share files, stream music, user-generated videos, photos and other DRM-free content to AllShare-enabled devices using Wi-Fi
•3.5mm stereo headset jack
•Bluetooth 4.0


•Dimensions: 10.1 inches x 6.9 inches x 0.38 inches
•Weight: 1.29 pounds
•Display: 10.1-inch WXGA PLS TFT 1280 x 800 display
•Battery: 7,000mAh Lithium-Ion battery
•Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM and microSD card slot supporting up to 64GB memory card